Lexus IS

Lexus IS 300 with TT V8 conversion hits the dyno

Mar 25, 2014

Just a humble first-generation Lexus IS 300 laying down some figures on the dyno… We should mention the regular 3.0-litre 157kW six-cylinder has been replaced with a twin-turbo 5.3-litre Vortec 5300 LS Chevrolet V8, equating...

2014 Lexus IS 350 F Sport review (video)

Feb 26, 2014

With sharper looks, more advanced technologies, and a much-needed interior overhaul, the new 2014 Lexus IS 350 F Sport could very well be the best premium sports sedan in the segment...

For Sale: Lexus IS 200 with 1UZ 4.0L V8 conversion

Feb 15, 2014

The first-gen Lexus IS 200 is already regarded as a great driver’s car. The only main drawback is the engine, or more specifically, the fact the platform could do with more power. A unique 1999...

2013 Lexus IS 300h review (video)

Dec 09, 2013

For the first time ever Lexus has applied its renowned hybrid technology to the mid-size IS sedan. Here we take a look into the IS 300h F Sport variant which is the sportiest in the...

2013 Lexus IS 250 review (video)

Oct 15, 2013

Lexus’s best-selling model in Australia has been refreshed, reinvigorated, and reinstated with the pure driving enthusiasts the nameplate originally connected with. The new 2013 IS 250 is sharper, more dynamic, and better equipped than the...

Lexus design challenge winners announced for SEMA

Aug 26, 2013

Lexus recently asked enthusiasts to come up with a tuning design proposal for the new 2014 Lexus IS. Entrant Rob Evans has been announced as the winner, and the proposal will be built and shown...

Lexus planning ‘all-new’ concept for Frankfurt, IS F replacement?

Aug 20, 2013

Lexus will unveil an all-new concept car at the upcoming 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show, as well as the new GS 300h hybrid. Could the concept be a preview to a possible IS F replacement? Very...

2013 Lexus IS F review (video)

Jul 30, 2013

The metallic euphony created by the 2013 Lexus IS F is simply addictive. It’s one of those cars that makes you want to get up early in the morning just so you can go and...

2014 Lexus IS 350 F Sport slammed on Vossen CV5 wheels

Jul 29, 2013

The 2014 Lexus IS 350 F Sport may have only been in showrooms a very short time, however, that isn’t enough to stop tuners from dressing things up a little. The five-spoke 20-inch Vossen CV5...

Video: Lexus IS F CCS-R at the 2013 Pikes Peak climb

Jul 22, 2013

A video showcasing the Lexus IS F CCS-R at this year’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb has hit YouTube, which includes a brief interview with team driver Ken Gushi. Lexus missed out on beating the...

New Lexus IS F could drop the V8, turbo possible – report

Jul 13, 2013

With the new Lexus IS range only just going on sale, the future of the high performance IS F sedan is still a bit up in the air. There’s now word Lexus is at least...

2013 Lexus IS range on sale in Australia from $55,900

Jul 09, 2013

Lexus has announced the new 2013 Lexus IS range in Australia, including the IS 250, IS 300h hybrid, and range-topping IS 350. All variants are available in F Sport guise. Although it may look similar...